What non-Muslims said about Muhammad

“My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world’s most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the secular and religious level … it is probable that the...

Who is Allah?

The use of the word ‘Allah’ to mean ‘God’ frequently sounds rather strange, esoteric, and foreign to Western ears. ‘Allah’ is an Arabic word derived from the contraction of ‘AI’ and ‘Ilahi’, meaning ‘the God’, or by implication ‘the One God’. Linguistically, Hebrew and Arabic are related Semitic languages,...

Why most Muslims are fundamentalists?

This question is often hurled at muslims, either directly or indirectly, during any discussion on religion or world affairs. muslim stereotypes are perpetuated in every form of the media accompanied by gross misinformation about Islam and muslims. In fact, such misinformation and false propaganda often leads to discrimination and...

Why can’t a woman have more than one husband?

Islam teaches that Allah has created men and women as equals, but not as identical beings. They are different, physically, biologically and physiologically and each have different capabilities. Their roles and responsibilities are therefore different but they complement one another. Some may object to a man having the right...

Why two women are needed to witness?

Two female witnesses not always considered equal to one male witness. There are no less than three verses in the Quran which speak about witnesses without specifying man or woman. While making a will of inheritance, two just persons are required as witnesses. Quran says: Oh you who believe!...

Why Muslims worship the Ka’ba in Mecca?

Ka’ba is the Qibla i.e. the direction muslims face during their prayers. It is important to note that though muslims face the Kaaba during prayers, they do not worship the Kaaba. muslims worship and bow to none but Allah: We see the turning of your face (for guidance) to...

Why should I convert to Islam?

1. Major difference between Islam and most other religions. All religions basically exhort mankind to be righteous and eschew evil. But Islam goes beyond that. It guides us towards practical ways of achieving righteousness and eliminating evil from our individual and collective lives. Islam takes into account human nature...

Why vast difference between Islam and Muslims?

1. Islam is without doubt the best religion and the only religion that is from The Creator of the universe. But the media is in the hands of the Westerners who are afraid of Islam. The media is continuously broadcasting and printing information against Islam. They either provide misinformation...

What is the hereafter?

In the Holy Quran, Allah teaches human beings that they were created in order to glorify and worship Him, and that the basis of all true worship is God-consciousness.  All of Allah’s creatures worship him naturally and only the humans have the free will to worship Allah their Creator...

How to become a muslim?

“There is no god but He: That is the witness of Allah, His angels, and those endued with knowledge, standing firm on justice. There is no god but He, the Exalted in Power, the Wise. The Religion before Allah is Islam (submission to His Will): Nor did the People...